Chances are you’ve had or will have an x-ray at some point in your life. Today, x-rays are a common part of our everyday lives, whether it’s in diagnosing illnesses or checking bags at the airport. But it wasn’t always like that! X-rays have only been around a couple of hundred years. Below, we will discuss the history of x-rays including how they were discovered, who discovered them, what they were used for throughout history, and how they have evolved to the x-rays we know today.
X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Rector Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a professor […]